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Excellent security guarding, powered by great technology

Our bespoke software allows us to mobilise and manage 1000s of guards at a moments notice all across the UK.

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What we provide

Our focus on technology ensures that we can recruit the right person faster than our competitors without comprising on compliance
We provide security guarding services with our bespoke technology and highly-skilled staff. Upheld by our four pillars – innovation, social value, performance through partnerships and being an employer of choice – we meet the security needs of our customers with integrated solutions that are unmatched across the UK’s security sector.

The UK’s fastest growing security guarding company

We were formed from a management buy out in 2014 at which point our turnover was £1.5M. In 2021, we grew by 1,400 per cent – to £102M – earning us the title of the UK’s fastest growing security guarding company.

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Supporting the Yorkshire Regiment

“The response was overwhelming. For our veterans, this is an opportunity to give something back to their communities…”

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Our Brand Pillars

We have a suite of technology supporting our people throughout the process. From the moment they sign up, throughout recruitment and vetting and on to post-deployment.

Performance though partnership

Exponential growth in the best-performing UK security business

Social Value

Tackling challenges such as COVID-19 recovery and socio-economic inequality


Bespoke tech providing industry-leading automation and workflow visibility

Employer of Choice

Investment in software and training programmes for all to develop professionally

We’ve come a long way, but we’re not done yet

We are THE fastest growing security company in the UK, growing from £1.5m annual turnover in 2014 to £104m last year. Infologue lists us as 10th in size with a special mention for our meteoric rise

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Award: Business Leader of the Year ExFBA 2020Award: Security Partnering Initiative of the Year 2021Award: Armed Forces Silver Award

Demonstrating social value in the community

SSGC has adopted social value principles in line with the government’s social value model. We prioritise the value we bring to society and communities we interact with. 
About James Rose

James Rose is the first double above-knee amputee to make it to the summit of the highest mountain in Africa, Kilimanjaro, completely unaided by prosthetics.

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Protecting workers statutory rights

We are aware of exploitation with regards to labour only contracts and go out of our way to ensure the statutory rights of security officers are not being abused within our business and beyond.

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Top security firm sponsors annual endurance event on remembrance weekend

SSGC sponsors Mission Motorsport’s 2021 Race of Remembrance

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Fair to all, the planet and our people

Carbon Reduction Plan

We are working towards being carbon-neutral in 2050. Read more here.

Gender Pay Equality

We display a 0.2% gender pay gap. Read more here.

Modern Slavery Statement

We promote a healthy relationship with work. Read more here.

Our suite of bespoke technology puts us miles ahead of the competition

We wrap our technology and applications around people to deliver the best security guarding service in the UK
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A bespoke software solution that visualises and manages the administration associated with recruitment; advert management, automated vetting and managing the interviewing process from start to finish are done easily and efficiently, whilst ensuring compliance to BS7858



A finalist in the Innovation of the Year award (SEA 2019), Iris allows for effective operations management from automated scheduling, visualisation of resources and app-based quality reviews

Interested in working with us? 


We have a wide portfolio of clients, spanning across different industries and of different sizes.  Our supplier and specialist partners allow us to deliver the best experience in the UK. 

If you’re interested in a demo or just a chat, tap the button below and we’ll be in contact.


We provide manned guarding services all across the UK and are looking for more guards to position. We aim to be an employer of choice in the sector, offering transparent and fair contracts before you work with us and a dedicated concierge team and academy when you do. 

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